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Market approaches adjudged key to combatting climate change

Jeju Island

Experience gained using markets in the Asia-Pacific region to combat climate change can help ensure success of the global climate change agreement adopted in Paris last December. This was the consensus of the 300 participants, from 60 countries, at this year’s Asia-Pacific Carbon Forum that held recently in Jeju Island, Republic of Korea. After three days of panel discussions, meetings ...

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Mexico, Ontario, Québec agree to advance carbon markets

Kathleen Wynne

Ontario has signed a joint declaration with Québec and Mexico, committing to working together to fight climate change. Ontario signed the agreement on Wednesday during Premier Kathleen Wynne’s mission to Mexico. The agreement will drive progress on the common commitment to pricing carbon. All parties are in Guadalajara, Mexico for the 2016 Climate Summit of the Americas. The trilateral declaration establishes ...

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Mongolia, Pakistan, Philippines, Vietnam to showcase NAMAs at carbon forum


Building on the fresh momentum resulting from the Paris Climate Change Agreement, 2016 is a crucial year to translate global commitments on climate change and development finance into concrete actions and plans. In light of this, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change’s (UNFCCC) secretariat has organised a NAMA Market Place session to be held during this year’s Asia Pacific ...

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Forum to increase ambition towards LAC’s carbon neutrality


Experts from governments and the public and private sectors across Latin America will gather at this year’s Latin American and Caribbean Carbon Forum (LACCF), which will take place from 9 to 11 September in Santiago de Chile, Chile’s capital and largest city. The objective of the meeting is to discuss the region’s climate ambition and its contribution towards a new, ...

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World Bank’s carbon market threatens forest people’s rights

Andy White

Lack of safeguards for indigenous land rights opened the door for accelerated deforestation and palm oil plantations across Indonesia; as Ebola recedes, Liberia faces the same threats   A new report finds that Indigenous Peoples and local communities control less than one sixth of tropical forests – despite living in or near the forests and safeguarding them – in eight ...

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